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Rick Riordan

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Rick Riordan

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Full Name: Richard Russell Riordan
Born: June 5, 1964
San Antonio, Texas, USA
Nationality: American


Rick Riordan is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of over twenty novels for young readers, including the Percy Jackson series.

For fifteen years, Rick taught English and history at public and private middle schools in the San Francisco Bay Area and in Texas. While teaching in San Antonio, Saint Mary's Hall honored him with the school's first Master Teacher Award.

While teaching full time, Riordan began writing mystery novels for grownups. His Tres Navarre series went on to win the top three national awards in the mystery genre -- the Edgar, the Anthony and the Shamus. Riordan turned to children's fiction when he started The Lightning Thief as a bedtime story for his oldest son.

Today, over 190 million copies of his books are in print worldwide, and rights have been sold into more than 37 countries. Rick and his wife Becky are both executive producers overseeing TV/film adaptations of his works including Percy Jackson, the Kane Chronicles and Daughter of the Deep.

Rick Riordan now writes full-time. He lives in Boston with his wife and two sons.

Works in the WWEnd Database

 Non Series Works


 Demigods and Magicians

 1. (2015)

 The Heroes of Olympus

 1. (2010)
 2. (2011)
 3. (2012)
 4. (2013)
 5. (2014)

 The Kane Chronicles

 1. (2010)
 2. (2011)
 3. (2012)

 Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard

 1. (2015)
 2. (2016)
 3. (2017)

 The Nico di Angelo Adventures

 1. (2023)

 Percy Jackson and the Olympians

 1. (2005)
 2. (2006)
 3. (2007)
 4. (2008)
 5. (2009)
 6. (2023)
 7. (2024)

 The Trials of Apollo

 1. (2016)
 2. (2017)
 3. (2018)
 4. (2019)
 5. (2020)